S. 1955 (109th): Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act of 2006

Introduced:

Nov 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 15, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Michael Enzi

Senator from Wyoming

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2006
Length: 144 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title I of the Employee Retirement Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to expand health care access and reduce costs through the creation of small business health plans and through modernization of the health insurance marketplace.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Nov 2, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 15, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

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Details

Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (6R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
May 9, 2006 10:02 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 96/2
May 11, 2006 6:12 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 55/43

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